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African Art
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Artist: M. Azulina Zulu, born 1925

Mat (Isithebe)

20th century

Reeds and raffia fiber

14 3/16 × 20 1/16in. (36 × 51 cm)
Gift of Laura and James J. Ross, B.A. 1960
2006.238.179
Geography: 
Made in South Africa
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Zulu
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Alain Guisson, Brussels, acquired in March 1992 in Kwaminya (Nongoma area)
James Ross, New York, unknown date–2006

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2006–June 30, 2007,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 188.

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